"It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humour"
- W. Somerset Maugham
About this Quote
This quote by W. Somerset Maugham suggests that elegance does not react well to the efforts of wit made by those who lack confidence or courage. Humor is usually seen as a method to draw in individuals and make them laugh, but if these attempts are made in a hesitant or hesitant means, they may not be viewed as appealing or preferable. Maugham may have been suggesting that confidence as well as courage are necessary for humor to be successful in charming appeal or obtaining people to like you.
"Households, cities, countries, and nations have enjoyed great happiness when a single individual has taken heed of the Good and Beautiful. Such people not only liberate themselves; they fill those they meet with a free mind"